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San Diego: Harvest, 1981. Illustrated (b/w). 245 pages. 8vo, paper wrappers; front cover slightly curled, some light wear to top and bottom of spine, some penciled underlining and notes. San Diego: Harvest/HBJ, (1981). a very good(-) copy. Inscribed by the author on half-title: "To John Hall, with thanks and much interest i his projected book. Mary McCarthy". With Hall's small bookplate pasted inside front cover.
New York: Antheneum, 1964. 316 pages. 8vo, blind-stamped tan cloth. New York: Antheneum, 1964. First edition. A near fine copy. Attorney and Chairman of the FCC who once called television "a vast wasteland". Inscribed by the author on flyleaf: "For Maurice [Tempelsman] and Lily, with affectionate good wishes and gratitude for all friendship - Newt Minow December 1964"
La Haye: Pierre Gosse, 1742. 4 volumes. Rubricated title, frontis. copperplate portrait. 4to, full contemporary calf (covers well worn; spines highly damaged and with some repairs at the hinges, but still sound and strong). La Haye: Pierre Gosse & Isaac Beauregard, 1742. First French language edition. Internally clean, bright and tight, despite wear to covers a very good(-) set. Translation of the great account of the rise and progress of the Neapolitan laws and government. The Italian jurist and historian...
London: Richard Phillips, 1807. Three folding plates. 232 pages, 8vo, 3/4 leather over marbled boards; some toning and foxing throughout, covers are rubbed, worn with joints cracked and the front cover crudely re-attached. London: Richard Phillips, 1807. An analysis of George Heriot's Travels through the Canadas.
Jefferson City: Regan & Carter, 1875. 54 pages, thin 8vo, printed wrappers; tear to lower front corner with some loss of paper, some chipping to spine. Jefferson City: Regan & Carter, 1875. Internally clean and bright, a very good copy. The third of Missouri's four constitutions. Previous ones were enacted in 1820 and 1865, and the current one in 1945.
Lisbon: Calouste Gulbenkian, 1970. Nearly 200 beautiful black-and-white photographs. 260 pages, 4to, cloth; ink inscription on half title page, large dampstain to rear cover and head of spine. Lisbon: The Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, 1970. Internally clean, a very good(-) copy. Text in Armenian, Russian, and English.
Merthyr Tydfil: Rees Lewis, 1860. Some illustrations (b/w). 453 pages. 8vo, 3/4 morocco; binding in-tact but fragile: covers scuffed with slight separation at back spine, leather worn at edges, corners bumped, text block separated from front hinge, notes in pencil and fountain pen inside covers and at end pages. Merthyr Tydfil: Rees Lewis, 1860. In good condition.
Brussels: Societe Belge de Libtairie, 1894. Complete in 7 volumes. Illustrated with 39 plates containing multiple b/w crests. Thick 8vos, original tan or pale blue printed wrappers. 640; 708; 737; 767; 736; 734; 349 pages with text in French. Bruxelles: Societe Belge de Librarie, 1894-1903. First editions. The wrappers are a bit chipped and worn, with some neat repairs, but all interior pages are very clean and almost entirely un-opened and un-read. An excellent reference, published in 7 volumes between...